Woman Spends Thanksgiving On Billboard
e-mail from Teri Stoddard
Shelly Barreras says sometimes you have to do whatever it takes, in a peaceful way, to get results, especially when you’re dealing with government.
New Mexico Governor Richardson has apparently reneged on a promise to help the Barreras family recover $15,000 collected by the state as child support from Steve Barreras, for a child that never existed.
At half-past four Thursday morning Barreras climbed a ladder to her perch above I-40 to hang a large banner. Emergency vehicles and crews from three television stations arrived and the roads were closed.
*VIDEO: Barreras planned on spending four days atop the billboard at I-40 and University youtube.com in Albuquerque, until…